What is PLUGGED DUCT?
A blocked milk duct that is painful and usually lead to mastitis.
What is MASTITIS?
Inflammation of the female breast that caused pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, and fever.
What are some risk factors?
Inadequate treatment of previous mastitis, Poor milk drainage, Mother’s diet, Baby’s health, Nipple problems
What are some treatments for it?
Avoid: heavy protein foods, meats, shellfish, dairy products, sugars, coffee, alcohol
Supplements: Zinc, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Lecithin
Hydrotherapy: Castor oil pack, Heating compress, Constitutional hydrotherapy
Botanicals: Achillea, Cimicifuga, Hypericum, Symphytum
Homeopathy: Belladonna, Hepar sulphur, Phytolacca, Silica, Sulphur
Rest and relax
Drink plenty of fluids